Legal Definition and Related Resources of Registrar

Meaning of Registrar

A public official whose duty it is to maintain a register , such as a registrar of births, deaths and marriages; registrar of deed, etc.

Financial Definition of Registrar

Financial institution appointed to record issue and ownership of company securities.

Legal Definition of Registrar

Usually a trust company or bank charged with the responsibility of keeping record of the owners of a corporation’s securities and preventing the issuance of more than the authorized amount. (See: Transfer)

Related Entries of Registrar in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Registrar in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Registrar in Historical Law

You might be interested in the historical meaning of this term. Browse or search for Registrar in Historical Law in the Encyclopedia of Law.

Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Registrar in the American Legislation

Definition of Registrar provided by the Uniform Probate Code:

Refers to the official of the court designated to perform the functions of Registrar as provided in Section 1-307.

Registrar in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of registrar.

Meaning of Registrar in Spanish

Description/ translation of registrar into Spanish: secretario (de algunos tribunales)[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where registrar belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Registrar published by Antonio Peñaranda


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Registrar Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Registrar in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: Agency responsible for keeping track of the owners of bonds and the issuance of stock.


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